Activating 1001 Academic Words for IELTS: ..and Other by Keith Burgess

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What is ephemeral? 90. Ten years ago couples were marrying at nineteen or twenty. Five years it was more common for couples to marry at twenty-one. Statistics show that the average marrying age for young couples is now twenty-four. What is the trend? "There is a trend .. ". 92. )? 94. There are not enough trained computer technicians. So, there are many advertisements in the newspaper offering them jobs. The manager of a computer technology company wanted to retain his staff. So, what did he do?

What is a feature in Paris? What is a feature of McDonalds that is not a feature of KFC? What is a feature of law students? 395. The year is 2003. Think about transport. What is it the era of? Think about music. What is it the era of? Think about world politics. What is it the era of? 397. She is against immigration being allowed to increase. Why? What does she assert? He's in favour of young men being made to join the army. Why? What does he assert? 399. If the population of a species is a hundred individuals, what are they apt to do?

283. A carpenter needs a saw, a plane, and a drill as well as what? 285. Mobile phones, emails, text messaging are commonly used nowadays. Now make a sentence beginning "Such ... ". 287. Cities are stimulating and entertaining places. But what detracts from this excitement? 289. Less and less will have to be done by humans in the workplace but especially in factories. With the coming of what? 291. His mother did not recognize her own son when she met him at the railway station. Why? What had radically changed?

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